Ghanaian international Adam Kwarasey, the starting keeper on Portland Timbers' 2015 MLS Cup championship team and MLS's 2015 Save of the Year winner, became … Read the whole story
"You can't plan for the president of China saying, 'We want to be the No. 1 soccer nation in the world in 2050.' You can't plan on those things. Part of that is just good fortune in this case."
-- Relevant chairman Charlie Stillitano, whose company that organizes the International Champions Cup has been courting Chinese investors to take a substantial stake in the event, which is valued at $300 million-$500 million. President Xi Jinping announced a national initiative to make China a global soccer powerhouse. (Bloomberg)
FC Dallas' Fabian Castillo sombreroed past two Chicago defenders before serving a rabona cross for Maxi Urruti to head home for the most spectacular … Read the whole story
"The fraud was very simple. He turns up at the training ground with all the trappings of a successful businessman -- a Range Rover, a large silver watch, well dressed."
-- British prosecutor Richard Milne, opening the criminal case against defendant Stephen Ackerman, who is charged with fraud for swindling Sam Allardyce, then manager at West Ham United, and West Ham players and staff out of tens of thousands of pounds in scam a selling luxury hampers. He used the bank information they gave him to empty their bank accounts of approximately $82,000. (Daily Mirror)
The busiest week of the MLS season so far -- 16 games -- didn't generate all that much change in the Soccer America Power … Read the whole story
Just one point separates the top three teams in the NWSL as the Portland Thorns dropped their second straight game after starting out unbeaten … Read the whole story
Minnesota United's Christian Ramirez scored his ninth and 10th goals of 2016 in a 2-0 win that ended Indy Eleven's 13-game undefeated streak one … Read the whole story
On hand for FC Cincinnati's record crowd of 35,061 fans -- the largest for a soccer match in the state of Ohio -- for … Read the whole story
Keeper Matt Cardone's save of a penalty kick inspired San Antonio FC, which converted a PK of its own and added a stoppage-time goal, … Read the whole story
FC Dallas won 2016 U.S. Soccer Development Academy titles at the U-15/16 and U-17/18 divisions, becoming the first club to win both age groups … Read the whole story